With 2700 km of coastline, Brittany is a maritime region lined with enchanting scenery and beautiful islands. Nowhere else can you discover so many peculiarities: steep rocky coasts, fine sandy beaches but also picturesque old towns and prehistoric menhirs as well as vivacious traditions. This trip will help you get to know the Brittany coast better.
THE HIGLIGHTS OF THE TOUR
- Boat cruise from Saint Malo to Dinard
- Boat tour of Ile de Bréhat
- Boat tour on the Gulf of Morbihan
- Visit of Brest, Quimper, Concarneau, Vannes
- Excursion to Pointe du Raz
THE TOUR in detail
step by step
DAY 1 : Travel to Rennes and Saint-Malo.
In the early afternoon arrival in Rennes and welcome at the train station by our local guide or arrival by bus and meeting with the guide in Rennes. Drive to Dinan, medieval fortress town, located on a hill high above the valley of the Rance river and which belong to the most beautiful fortified towns of Brittany. Guided city tour and coffee break with cake in a patisserie. Then continue to Saint-Malo. Hotel check-in and evening at leisure.
DAY 2 : Saint Malo - Dinard
Founded in the 7th century, fortified town, seaside trading town and fishing port, Saint-Malo is home of famous corsairs such as Duguay-Trouin or Surcouf, or also the romantic French poet Chateaubriand. Our tour of the city – in the footsteps of the corsairs – begins with a stroll on the city wall, which offers an impressive view over the fortress and the city. After lunch, enjoy a pleasant boat trip in the bay of Saint Malo to Dinard, charming seaside resort opposite Saint Malo with magnificent villas and beautiful beaches. A guided tour will allow us to experience the history and urban progress from ancient times to the contemporary era. Return by bus via the tidal power plant of the Rance to Saint-Malo.
DAY 3 : Saint Malo - Cap Fréhel - Paimpol - Bréhat Island - Perros Guirec
Departure towards the so-called Emerald Coast (Côte d’Emeraude) via St-Briac and St-Cast, to the Cap Frehel, magnificent granite cape in the sea, which dominates the Emerald Coast and undoubtedly offers one of the most impressive panoramas of the area.
DAY 4 : Perros Guirec - Saint Thégonnec - Brest - Quimper
DAY 5 : Quimper - Douarnenez - Pointe du Raz
DAY 6 : Quimper - Lorient - Carnac - Vannes
DAY 7 : Vannes - Gulf of Morbihan – Rennes
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